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KVM Forum 2013

The KVM Forum 2013 will be held from October 21-22, 2013 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh. It is co-located with LinuxCon Europe 2013.

The talks will be streamed live via Google Hangouts / Youtube and the recordings will be available immediately after the talks finish.


Monday, October 21st

Time Title Speaker
09:00am Keynote Gleb Natapov, Red Hat
09:15am Modern QEMU Device Emulation Andreas Färber, Suse
10:30am How Closely Do We Model Real Hardware in QEMU? Anthony Liguori, Amazon
11:15am Virgil3D - Virtio Based 3D Capable GPU Dave Airlie, Red Hat
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Time Title Speaker Title Speaker
1:00pm Introduction to z/Architecture and KVM on System z Jens Freimann, IBM Static system partitioning and KVM Jan Kiszka, Siemens Corporate Technology
1:45pm Crossing the Endianness Bridge (Or a Foolish Attempt at Mixed-Endian Virtualization) Marc Zyngier, Arm64 VGA Assignment Using VFIO Alex Williamson, Red Hat
2:30pm Find Your Way Through the (x86) Firmware Maze Gerd Hoffmann, Red Hat Platform Device Passthrough Using VFIO Stuart Yoder, Freescale Semiconductor
3:30pm Nested Virtualization: Shadow Turtles Orit Wasserman, Red Hat Developments in KVM on Power Paul Mackerras, IBM
4:00pm Nested EPT to Make Nested VMX Faster Gleb Natapov, Red Hat Running Windows 8 on top of Android with KVM Zhi Wang, Intel
4:30pm Lessons learned from OSv Avi Kivity & Glauber Costa, Cloudius QEMU Summit QEMU Community Leaders

Tuesday, October 22nd

Time Title Speaker
09:00am Keynote Anthony Liguori, Amazon
9:15am Effective Multi-Threading in QEMU Paolo Bonzini, Red Hat
10:30am Block Layer Status Report Stefan Hajnoczi & Kevin Wolf, Red Hat
11:15am An Introduction to OpenStack and its use of KVM Virtualization Daniel Berrange, Red Hat
Track 1 Track 2
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Wednesday, October 23rd

Time Title Speaker
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The Youtube channel has the links to all the videos. Live streaming information on the Google+ page.

Session Notes

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